Teacher of Science

The Victory Academy, Chatham, Kent


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Physics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £26,458 to £41,063

Job summary

Teacher of Science
£26,458- £41,063 per annum
Full-time, Permanent
Start Date: April 2020

We are a growing school and looking to expand our team. We are looking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic teacher of Physics

“The Victory Academy is GOOD in all areas”
“Achievement has risen over the last three years” Ofsted October 2017

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is in the top 10 Multi-Academy Trusts for KS4 progress and was nominated for TES Employer of the Year in 2018

We require a Teacher of Science to join The Victory Academy after the Easter break in April. We are looking for a talented science teacher who can convey their passion for their subject to the Academy and its wider community.

We are a mixed Comprehensive School for 11-19 year old students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment.

We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. The Academy is focused on providing an education for all. Our belief is that each person is unique – every member of our community has gifts and talents that we seek to grow and channel. Our job is to find and foster these for all. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that our students will be dynamic members of society when they leave the Academy.

The Victory Academy was officially opened in September 2015 and is sponsored by The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT).

View our latest video to gain an insight into The Victory Academy

We can offer you:
• Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
• A newly built school with a stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology
• Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
• Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
• Access to the New Horizons Teaching Alliance, offering a wide range of robust and innovatory development resources and expertise
• Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of Holcombe Grammar School
• A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
• Onsite parking free of charge
We are looking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of Physics.

A tour of The Academy is highly recommended. To arrange, please call 03333 602140.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

The ideal candidate will:
• Be a qualified Physics Teacher
• Be able to consistently deliver good or outstanding practice
• Be experienced in planning an appropriate and challenging curriculum
• Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to Physics
• Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for the subject
• Be able to motivate his/her pupils
• Be committed to high standards for both staff and students
• Be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the Academy
• Have excellent knowledge/experience of teaching Physics

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 866 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Victory Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

School location

Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB